National Society

Daughters of the

American Revolution

Welcome to the official site of the

Fort Massac Chapter DAR!

 

We are Daughters, friends and colleagues and we would love for you to learn more about us. As you explore our site you will find the history of our chapter as well as information about our society.

What We Do

 

Fort Massac DAR furthers our society's mission of encouraging patriotism, preserving history, and improving children's education.

 

We participate in our community and donate our time to the causes of our society. Click the links below to learn more about some of our programs and events.

 

PATRIOTISM

 

Handing Out Flags:

During the naturalization ceremonies at Southern Illinois University–Carbondale we hand out flags welcoming new citizens.

 

Services for Veterans:

  •  Giving Christmas gifts to veterans in nursing homes

  •  Giving cards to veterans on Veteran's Day

  •  Visiting with veterans

  •  Donating to the Honor Flight

 

HISTORICAL PRESERVATION

 

Assisted with the restoration of the George Rogers Clark statue in Fort Massac State Park

 

EDUCATION

 

Award DAR Good Citizen awards to area high school students

 

Supporters of DAR Schools

 

Informative Presentations:

 

The Role of Women in the Founding of the United States by Diana K. Douglas (click here to download powerpoint presentation)